The perceptions of women in late marriage / Noor Atiqah Mohd Isa…[et al.]

Mohd Isa, Noor Atiqah and Misri, Nur Aqidah and Fazlan, Muhammad Irfan and Rezali, Nor Shahidatul Nadia and Moktar, Nor Anis Ayuni and Ku Aziz, Ku Aleeza (2020) The perceptions of women in late marriage / Noor Atiqah Mohd Isa…[et al.]. e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS), 4. pp. 2-16. ISSN 2682-9193

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This research will discuss about the perceptions of women in late marriage in Malaysia. This research was also aimed to study the factors of late marriage that commonly happens nowadays, to identify the effects and challenges faced by those who married late, and to determine on how those who married late deal with their surroundings. This research uses a qualitative method which includes a number of seven respondents that aged among 30 and above which is experiencing or has experienced late marriage. The researchers found that it is quite hard for these women to live in this society as they always get negative perceptions from them. In this study, researchers found that there are women who did not get married because of factors that related to their parents, financial, past life and others. According to the informants, most of them did not get married because of their elderly as they have to take responsibilities to take care of them. Therefore, they have all sort of difficulties such as hard to find the right soulmates, infertilities and so on. Some of them also having hard time in dealing with their surroundings because of the stereotyping among the societies regarding this issue.


Item Type: Article
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Mohd Isa, Noor AtiqahUNSPECIFIED
Misri, Nur AqidahUNSPECIFIED
Fazlan, Muhammad IrfanUNSPECIFIED
Rezali, Nor Shahidatul NadiaUNSPECIFIED
Moktar, Nor Anis AyuniUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > The family. Marriage. Home
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media & Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: Others > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 4
Page Range: pp. 2-16
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Item ID: 29394
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women; Late marriage; Perception; Malaysia


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